Together we are creating a world in which every child can play, learn and grow in nature.
Children & Nature Network 2016 International Conference
and Cities & Nature Summit
May 24th – 27th, 2016
Saint Paul RiverCentre Saint Paul, MN
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More than one hundred U.S. national parks and partner sites are hosting a nationwide BioBlitz (a widespread effort to gather data on all sorts of species) across America this weekend. The National Parks BioBlitz will be held on May 20th and 21st, with tens of thousands of people expected to participate. This year’s BioBlitz is the tenth in a series of BioBlitzes hosted by the National Park Service (NPS) and the National Geographic Society.
Researchers in Ontario are breaking new ground with an innovative study that will investigate the impact of regular learning time outdoors in nature. Six classes in three schools will participate in the two-year study, which is being conducted in partnership with the Back to Nature Network.